Validity and Reliability

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Validity and Reliability by Mind Map: Validity and Reliability

1. Three approaches to Validity

1.1. Content Validity

1.2. Construct Validity

1.3. Criterion Related Validity

2. Validity is the level to which a test measures what it was created to measure.

3. Importance to Learning and Assessment

3.1. Student learning is enhanced by understanding the importance and application of the subject.

3.2. Assessments should demonstrate the most difficult skills and details that need to be learned.

3.3. In order to guarantee lesson plans are focused on the important information, a valid assessment is needed before instruction begins.

3.3.1. Included

3.3.2. Excluded

4. Reliability is when assessments are consistent in their measurement results.

4.1. Project Start

4.1.1. Project specifications

4.1.2. End User requirements

4.1.3. Action points sign-off

4.2. Development Stage 1

4.2.1. Define actions as necessary

4.3. Development Stage 2

5. Three Ways to Determine Reliabilty

5.1. Retest Methods

5.1.1. Materials

5.1.2. Personel

5.1.3. Services

5.1.4. Duration

5.2. Alternative Form Method

5.3. Requirements

6. Importance to Learning and Assessment

6.1. A reliable test can help teachers and administrators use the test results to make appropriate decisions.

6.1.1. Dependencies

6.1.2. Milestones

6.2. The alternate forms method allows two separate forms of a test to be administered to a group of people at two different times. The test is considered reliable if the results are similar.

6.2.1. Schedule

6.2.2. Budget